Abner Doubleday: A Civil War Biography - Barthel, Thomas, and Longacre, Edward G (Foreword by)

While Abner Doubleday is remembered primarily for his "invention" of baseball, this biography focuses on his duty to his nation. Following Doubleday's youth in Auburn, NY, to his days as a cadet at West Point, the general's involvement in the American Civil War, and his public service afterwards, he is portrayed here as a man who took unpopular ...

Abner Doubleday: A Civil War Biography 2010, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786445615

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